How Do You Get Published?

This is one of super obnoxious chicken and the egg type questions. In an effort to get a book published, authors often run into the wall of platform and previous works.Agents and publishers want to...

Some things are not a race

I was talking to an “anonymous” friend yesterday. She read my Fleshy Confessions post from a couple days ago. She informed me about this great product that would shed all 12 of those pounds in...

Full Body: Fleshy Confessions

If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know I am all about taking responsibility for my actions and choices. So it’s time I confess a couple of actions and their consequence. Choice #1 – in...

Snack Smart: Cake workout

For dinner, my family went to Beto’s. My favorite thing on the planet is flan. Mexican custard. Depending on the size, it is 200-350 calories. The one I opted for was at the high end...

Fitness Tip… Weight for it

Pride can really bite you in the butt……and the hamstrings……and the biceps……and the chest… Last week I went back to weight training after 2 months away while I was finishing the marathon training. So I...

The Incredible Shrinking Catwoman

I warn you ahead of time. This is a rant. I read an ABC News story yesterday about radical star diets for the roles they play. The one featured was about Anne Hathaway, the new...

Full Body: Losing the Pooch

There are so many names for that area between the groin and the belly button. Pooch, Bunt, Kangaroo Pouch, etc.  For women who have previously born a child, it can be puffy and one of...

Fitness Tip + Snack Smart: Muscle Fuel

I know, I forgot to blog yesterday. So this is both a fitness tip and a snack smart. Our bodies are machines. Machines need fuel. What kind of fuel depends on the task you are...

Tut, Tut, looks like rain

One of the writer’s in my critique group posed a question the other day. She was having trouble with character dialogue.All of her characters sound the same. She said, If it’s going to rain, wouldn’t...